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To: gogov; catfish1957
>> There’s always one who pisses in the punchbowl.

> Who does that!? I never heard of such a disgusting thing. Have you seen it? Maybe it is just a saying but for it to be a saying it must have happened. People just don't make up stuff like that.

I had a co-worker years ago who had an expression for something not being received well or being unpopular, sort of like "that'll go over like a lead balloon". It was: "That'll go over like a turd in the punchbowl."

Most of us (guys, natch) thought it was hilarious, but he said it one time in a meeting and one of the women workers was so grossed out (she must've been very good at mental visualization) that she had to leave the room and toss.

It is unknown to me whether this fellow had actual experience with turds in punchbowls, but knowing him, it's not out of the question.

I personally find pissing in the punchbowl grosser, because you wouldn't necessarily be able to tell just by looking. Whereas with a turd, it's immediately obviously that something just ain't right about that punch.

32 posted on 06/13/2008 9:43:56 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored

There is another saying: Way too much information. Yuk!


34 posted on 06/13/2008 10:53:47 PM PDT by gogov
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